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4.0.8 • Public • Published

RxJS Backpressure Module

The Reactive Extensions for JavaScript provides support backpressure for situations when the observable sequences emits too many messages for the observer to consume. This is in addition to other mechanisms already in place such as buffer, throttle, sample among other operators which allow you to get messages every so often, or in batches. This module allows you to pause and resume a hot observable with pausable and to pause and resume with buffered data with pausableBuffered. In addition, we also support the ability to get a requested number of items from the queue through the controlled operator. This requires rx.lite.js from the rx-lite NPM module.

Getting Started

There are a number of ways to get started with RxJS.

Installing with NPM

```bash` $ npm install rx-lite-backpressure $ npm install -g rx-lite-backpressure

### Using with Node.js and Ringo.js

var Rx = require('rx-lite-backpressure');

In a Browser:

<!-- Just the core RxJS -->
<script src="path/to/rx.lite.js"></script>
<script src="path/to/rx.lite.backpressure.js"></script>

Included Observable Operators

Observable Instance Methods


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